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*Cross, Gary
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Can't open IDW & IPN files

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10-31-2002 05:38 AM
Hi Group,
Help...I cannot open my IPN & IDW files for a job although I still see a
little
preview in the exployer window for both.

A zipped set of the files has been posted to CF under same heading

I think the cause of the problem is that I had to change some IPT & IAM file
name using Design Assistant but I also I inadvertantly changed the file
name on the one IPN file (for an exploded view only) manually in the
exployer, then tried to open the IDW file that ref's it. I get the error
message below when trying to open either IPN or IDW file.

The IAM assembly opens fine.

"Invalid reference to segment objects found"

I renamed the IPN file back to what it was before in the exployer & still
get the error.

I also tried to open files while Design Assist was up but canceled the open
after finding out that was a no-no.

Any help would be very appreciated & will greatly reduce the anxiety factor.

Gary
gcross@crossdesign.com
*Cross, Gary
Message 2 of 3 (113 Views)

Re: Can't open IDW & IPN files

11-03-2002 09:19 AM in reply to: *Cross, Gary
Apparently, nobody knows yet.

(Just wanted my message to have at least one answer even if its my own
question.)

Gary
gcross@crossdesign.com
*KJohnson
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Re:

11-03-2002 08:41 PM in reply to: *Cross, Gary
Check above.

Kathy Johnson

"Gary Cross" wrote in message
news:E1A0B91CD3EFF3FF3EDB9408832380F0@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Apparently, nobody knows yet.
>
> (Just wanted my message to have at least one answer even if its my own
> question.)
>
> Gary
> gcross@crossdesign.com
>
>

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